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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce Return to Hello, Dolly! on Broadway July 17 (Today!)

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Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce Return to Hello, Dolly! on Broadway July 17
BY RYAN MCPHEE
JUL 17, 2018
She’s back home where she belongs.

David Hyde Pierce, Bette Midler

David Hyde Pierce and Bette Midler Noam Galai/Getty Images for “Hello, Dolly

Bette Midler steps back into the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! beginning July 17, reprising her Tony-winning performance as title matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi. Joining her is her original co-star David Hyde Pierce, who returns to the role of Horace Vandergelder. Read More

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Which ‘Dolly’ Are You?

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Which ‘Dolly’ Are You?
BY LOGAN CULWELL-BLOCK
JUL 11, 2018

Bette Midler, Bernadette Peters, Barbra Streisand, Carol Channing

Of all the women who have played Hello, Dolly!’s leading lady, are you Carol Channing or Bette Midler, Donna Murphy or Barbra Streisand or Bernadette Peters?

There’s a bit of Hello, Dolly!’s Dolly Gallagher Levi in all of us. But of the illustrious actors who have spun their own take on the famous Matchmaker on stage and screen, which one are you most like? Whether Tony winner Carol Channing or Oscar winner Barbra Streisand, Tony winner Bette Midler or Tony winner Bernadette Peters, take our personality quiz to find out. Read More

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Sunday, June 2, 2013

PLAYBILL PICKS: Readers Share Their Wish List for Bette Midler’s Next Broadway Show

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PLAYBILL PICKS: Readers Share Their Wish List for Bette Midler‘s Next Broadway Show
By Playbill Staff
02 Jun 2013

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Earlier this week, the New York Post reported that producers were eager to lure Bette Midler back to Broadway, possibly in a revival of Hello, Dolly! following her current engagement in I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers.

It’s been over 30 years since Midler shared her musical talents on the Broadway stage, and the prospect of having the Divine Miss M bite into a musical role got the Playbill staff thinking about the various shows and roles we’d like to see her tackle. We opened up the dialogue with our readers, who shared their picks for Midler’s stage return. Read More

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

I’ll Eat You Last: More Photos From Last Night

Our friend, Dr. J Whitlatch, went to see Bette in I’ll Eat You Last last night and was kind enough to send us some photos. He had a divine night which was topped off by actually meeting Miss M herself…getting his Playbill signed.

Dr. J. Whitlatch

Dr. J. Whitlatch

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STAGE PORTRAIT: Bette Midler in I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers Liz Smith: Bette Midler Brings Sue Back To Life Bette Midler Nominated For Drama Desk Award

Variety: Bette Midler Turns ‘I’ll Eat You Last’ into Laugh Feast Read More

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Friday, March 18, 2011

The Producer: Bette Midler Sashays Onto The Great White Way

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MARCH 17, 2011 11:06
The Producer: Bette Midler is the windfall beneath “Priscilla”‘s wings
By Joe Dziemianowicz

It’s the morning after seeing “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” last night on Broadway and I’ve still got “Don’t Leave Me This Way” in my brain and a pink ping pong ball in my messenger bag. If you’ve seen the movie the show is based on you have an idea of how that little ball figures into things — but that’s all I’m saying. Read More

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